• Background info
  • Festivals Cambodia
    As in many Asian countries, Cambodia holds sacrificial festivals. The three-day festival of Bonn Chaul Chnam (the New Year) is celebrated in April and also marks the end of the harvest period. People bring sacrifices ...
  • Landscape Cambodia
    Cambodia is 181,035 km ², one of the smallest countries of Southeast Asia and is almost circular. In the north, Cambodia borders Thailand and Laos, Thailand in the west and to the east, Vietnam. The ...
  • Population Cambodia
    Cambodia has about 13 million inhabitants. It has recently experienced rapid growth as it looks to rebuild following on from the devastation left from the reign of the Khmer Rouge (1975 to 1979) when between ...
  • Tipping Cambodia
    Tipping advice in Asia varies. In most countries, including Cambodia, it is not essential but most appreciated. For waiters, luggage porters, chambermaids, coach drivers, taxi drivers and tour guide(s) gratuities are a nice addition to ...
  • Weather and climate Cambodia
    Climate: Cambodia has a tropical monsoon climate with two rainy periods. In the summer, from June to October the southwest monsoon prevails and the humidity is high. Especially in the afternoon there may be heavy rains. ...
  • Practical info
  • Arrival information Cambodia
    Visa info: Making sure your passport and visa are in order is your own responsibility. For many EU citizens, a tourist visa is required to enter Cambodia. This can be obtained on arrival for a cost ...
  • Communication Cambodia
    Mail: Mail sent from Cambodia to Europe may take a while. Make sure your letters/cards are immediately stamped. E-mail: In Cambodia you can email in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Many hotels have Internet capabilities. Phone: For ...
  • Luggage and clothing Cambodia
    Cambodia is a tropical country. Therefore, take thin cotton clothes. For the evening, a high-necked T-shirt with long sleeves or a thin cotton sweater is handy as protection against mosquitoes. Take note that it is ...
  • Money Cambodia
    The local currency is the Cambodian Riel (KHR). There are no coins in circulation. The money starts with notes of 100 riel, followed by 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000. For ...
  • Time differences Cambodia
    The time in Cambodia is GMT +7 hours with no daylight saving time in 2012. You can also check www.timeanddate.com to view the current times by city. ...
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